Biomedical Engineering and Health Technology Showcase

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University of Victoria - Student Union Building - Michele Pujol Room

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Saanich, BC V8P 5C2

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Join us for talks, panel discussions and a showcase of Biomedical and Health Research projects that will spark new ideas and collaborations

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Biomedical Engineering and Health Technology Showcase

Industry, researchers, faculty members, health professionals and students are invited to join us at this event showcasing UVic's innovative research, industry partnerships and entrepreneurial spirit!

Victoria is an epicenter of technology and innovation that continues to grow in the biomedical and health technology fields. UVic generates and fosters strong connections between university research, local business and health agencies. This event showcases these connections and our leading edge biomedical and health research.

Special Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk, Vice President of Research, University of Victoria
  • Ms. Robin Syme, MA, Executive Director, CanAssist

Schedule

9:15 am - 10:00 am: Pre-event tours of laboratories with discussion on technology advances and applications

  • CanAssit Facility
  • Willerth Lab/CAMTEC FBS

10:00 am - 10:30 am: Registration with continental breakfast

10:30 am - 11:15 am: Welcome and keynote talk by Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk

11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Panel Discussion - Translational Medicine

Moderator - Dr. Hector Caruncho, Professor in the Division of Medical Sciences at UVic

  • Dr. Stephanie Willerth, Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Division of Medical Sciences, Director of the Centre of Biomedical Research, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program at UVic
  • Dr. Julian Lum, Senior Scientist at BC Cancer Agency and Associate Professor in Biochemistry and Microbiology at UVic
  • Nick Borrelly, President of Camargue Consulting

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm: Keynote talk by Robin Syme

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm: Panel Discussion - Cascadia Entrepreneurship

Moderator - Cael Husband, Trade Commissioner (Life Sciences) at Global Affair’s Canada

  • Dr. Olav Krigolson, Professor in Exercise and Physical Health and the Division of Medical Sciences at UVic and Chief Scientific Officer at SUVA Technologies
  • Michelle Zaharik, Chief Scientific Officer at BioLytical Laboratories
  • Dr. Morty Razavi, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at SISCAPA Assay Technologies

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm: Coffee and networking

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: LifeSciences BC Fast Pitch Competition, with UVic's Coast Capital Savings Innovation Centre

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Wine and cheese networking session featuring posters

Poster abstracts and Fast Pitch proposals due: As soon as possible

Please register and email your poster abstract to Laila Abelseth at: cfbr@uvic.ca

To find out more about poster abstracts, click here: Centre for Biomedical Research

For questions regarding the Fast Pitch competition, or to submit a pitch, contact Lindsay Frehlick at: sciencepartnerships@uvic.ca

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University of Victoria - Student Union Building - Michele Pujol Room

Ring Road

Saanich, BC V8P 5C2

Canada

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